Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships

Are you a dementia researcher who has had a career break of two or more years for family, caring, or health reasons and wish to return to research? Alzheimer’s Society are proud to be partnering with Daphne Jackson Trust to sponsor a three-year fellowship for dementia researchers wanting to return to research. 


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Grant deadline 8 May 2023 


The Daphne Jackson Trust and Alzheimer's Society partnership offers flexible, part-time research and retraining fellowships.

These unique fellowships will provide applicants with the confidence and skills needed to conduct research in the dementia field.

Mentoring, retraining, and reintroduction to research are all key components to these fellowship opportunities. 


Alzheimer’s Society sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are available for any researcher who:  

  • Has had a career break of two or more years due to family, caring, or health reasons 
  • Has at least three-years research experience and/or a PhD 
  • Wishes to return to a research-based career in the dementia field 
  • Will work within a UK university or research institution. 

All costs must be justified.  


Alzheimer’s Society funds cutting-edge research into dementia. Applications are accepted for research projects addressing key unanswered questions within the dementia field.  

Applicants should consider how their project can contribute to Alzheimer’s Society’s strategy and research mission.

How to apply 

To be considered for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship, and for further details about these grants, please visit the Daphne Jackson Trust website and complete the CV, personal details, and personal statement forms. 

Dedicated Daphne Jackson Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff provide personally tailored advice and support to all fellowship candidates at every stage of the process – from the first contact with the Trust, throughout the application process, and onwards through the Fellowship.   

For further information before submitting an application please send an email to the Daphne Jackson Trust to [email protected]

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